THE NATIONAL TRIBUNE: WASHINGTONJD. 0., THUKSDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 1894;
Sure as a Gun Skill of Australians
in Throwing a Deadly Weapon.
O MANY MINDS
the boomerang simply
means a figurative
something tbat flys
back; a misdeod, a
plot, or a scheme
thrown out, which,
after many days per
haps, reacts with dis
aster, generally hit
ting something or
Of political boome
rangs there are no end,
and indeed the figura
tive kinds are Ihc only
kinds for which wo
have use. The real
artido is a weapon of
with the aborigines
Ancfrnlin fnr fhn ns of which WC arO i
too advanced, unless perhaps in the pri
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to ciple, wnicn seems 10 nt &u biuhh.uj ...
.r,- nnlii; Tim vicilnr who travels ill At
tralia. the land of black swans and duckbills,
finds the curious weapon one of tne most inter
esting features of tho country. Thcro arc many
conjectures as to its origin, but few real facts
are known to a certainty. That it was born
-with the race is quite possible. Tho tradition
among the natives as to its beginning is moro
or less of a fable, and somewhat to tho effect
that, onco upon a time, there was a canuiuui
king wbo was very lazy. Alter dining can
on an old friend ho6tretchcd himself out uud
linHnmin trin tn rntt TTf TMltifftl til Jit
the leaves of this treo fell they would sometimes
sail out from the tree and then come back again.
He shaped a piece of wood like one of these
ieaves, and after a littlo practico he found that
he could hurl it so that he might stab his friends
in tho buck while ho was facing them in friendly
conversation. -This recommended it, and it
became popular. That was the boomerang.
It is made of hard, tough wood, usually bent
in such a way as to follow the gram of tho wood.
TMoare rarely found which describe tho same
curve, for they vary from an almost straight
Stick to a shape like tho letter V. They are
from a foot and a half to three feet and a half
in lonetii, in width about two and a half inches,
and one third of an inch thick. Quo side is
convex, tho other flat, and sometimes it has
two or three sharpened knife-like edges. The
ends, usually rounded, are sometimes also made
very sharp. Some are ornamented with strange
carvings, and all varying according to different
Sections of the country and iudividnal tribes,
each having its own make or style, showing re
spectively rough crudcnejs or considerable
finifeb, and being cepecially characteristic in
the ends or points all of which a boomerang
connoisseur will distinguish at once, and locate
as to tribe and section.
The missile is taken in the hand by one end,
Kith the convex edge forward, and with a dex
terous twist is projected as if to hit an object
directly in front. This is done with a skill
that no white man has ever been able to under
stand or imitate. When it is thrown the pecu
liar nature of the weapon asserts itself. It
gradually mes, rotating all tho while very
rapidly, and at last takes a retrograde motion
and falls back of its projector. The natives
themselves cannot explain tho operation, for
they admit that they do not know how it is
A boomerang can be thrown 300 to 800
feet and return to tho thrower. It can be
whirled around a house or a tree, hitting a
man on the other side with perfect certainty.
It is useless for a victim to attempt to get out
of the path of the deadly missile, for its path
is everywhere. No one knows except tho man
who throws it which direction it will lake, but
he can know it to a great nicety. A skillful
black warior can cause a boomerang to chase
a man about a field, and finally rueh at him
and nvcr miss its aim, and if tho edge is of
proper keenness it will rip him up the back, or
cut 5um in two without difficulty. When
thrown by the hand of an expert its zigzag
motion will kill one after another of a flock of
birds flying in a ditect line; so it is not only
tho chief fowl producer of tho native Austra
lian, but is also his best defense in war.
Not long ago there were four nativo North
Queonelandtrs in New York, who gave astonish
ing exkibitions of skillful boomerang throw
ing, fc'eeing is certainly believing, and those
The incessant wasting of a
consumptive can only be over
come by a powerful concentrated
nourishment like Scott's Emul
sion. If this wasting is checked
and the system is supplied with
strength to combat the disease
there is hope of recovery.
Tyke's b w c r-
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sumption than any other known
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who saw can testify. These four natives did
not resemble the African Negro oxcoptin color.
They have straight hair, and only woro clothes
here because it is conventional. They have no
other accomplishment besido boomerang throw
ing, unless it be cannibalism.
In his own country tho nomad black follow
makes bis primitive humpy, or hut, in a loca-
tion chosen temporarily, according to his neces
sities for hunting, fishing, and tho like, by
cutting a young sapling half through about
four feet from the ground, and bending it over
to a horizontal position, thus forming a ridge
polo, against which boughs and strips of bark
are laid. Tho covered side is always against
the wind, and before tho open front a fire is
always burning or smoldering. Many curious
spencimeus of weapons may bo found thrown
down in tho corner uuderueath his pile of bark
Tho "World's Congress of llepr-esciitatlvo
Tho World's Congress of Representative
Women, held under the auspices of the Woild's
Congress Auxiliary of tho 'Columbian Exposi
tion of 1693, was tho marvelous efflorescence of
woman's activities, which have been slowly
budding and developing through ages of
Mrs. May Wright Scwall is the gardener who
has gathered tho seeds which are in many
climes and kingdoms destined to take root.
Mrs. Sowaii's historical resume of tho pro
ceedings of the Congress is tho work of a
woman of broad culture, keen analyses, lofty
tolerance, and that generous comradeship which
takes inata glance the momentous and diversi
fied possibilities of the woman of the nineteenth
Mrs. Potter Palmer proved herself tho con
summate leader when she chose Mrs. Sewall
Chairman of the orgauizitiou of tho Woman's
Congress, and President Bonny of the World's
Congress paid Mrs. Sewall a just compliment
in his address at the Spring session of the
Woman's Congress, when he commented upon
tho incomparable ability, energy, and zeal"
which had characterized all her "plans aud
The plans and purposes were, indeed, hers,
promulgated now by statesmanlike papers
aud communications which were republished
in England, Francis, Germany, Bohemia, Italy,
and other foreigu countries", and again by word
of mouth before repru-entativo audiences in
Paris aud othor i;roat ceuters of European
culture with whoso language she is familiar.
Of the momentous results, as expressed in that
epoch-making Congress, we know but the be
ginning. It was the expression of the best
thought of the best women of 27 great nation
alities, in cvory important movement in which
they aro engaged.
Of the 5Jd women of tho 27 nationalities
making up tu Congress, 209 wero representa
tives of 12G organized bodies of women; the
others, like tho great actresses and authors
represented, were women who in thcmsolvC3
wero exponents of the propelling power of
gtnins in achieving fame iu piofossions or voca
tions open alike to women and men.
Of the speakers on the programs there wore
from the United Stales, 56; E.iglnnd. .'JO; Ger
many, 9; France, 7; Canada, G; Scotland and
Sweden, 3 each ; Finland and Denmark. 2
each; Ireland, Italy, Belgium aud New South
Wales, 1 each.
The purpososand objects represented were:
Education, 11; literature and art, 5; science,
4; religion, 30; cl.mity aud philanthropy, in
cluding the "Woman's llelief Corps, 17; moral
aud social, 15; civil and political, 31; industry,
G; Order, 2, aud miscellaneous, 2.
The Congress of .Representative Women,
General and Department, embraced from twoto
20 meetings daily for one week, or an aggre
gate of 81 meetings, exclusivo of committee
meetings. Before these Congresses addresses
were deliveied by 330 women, and so great was
the into. est that all the halls were crowded
day and night, while thousauds were turned
away. The Secretary of tho World's Colum
bian Exposition estimates the aggiegate at
tendance at 150,000 a larger attendance than
upon any Congress held, not even excepting
tho Congress of Religious.
So much for tho magnitude of Mrs. Sewall's
undertaking in seeming aud siftiug this mass
of material, often difficult to secure, and set
ting it forth intelligently in a work of less
thau 1,000 pages. Many difficulties attended
her enterpri-e, but tho work has been well
done, and entitles her to the thanks of her
country and of women everywhere.
Every paper in every General Congrcs3 is
given in whole or in part, aud every subordi
nate, or Department Congress, has at least one
paper. A third volume is iu course of prepara
tion, giving Department Congress proceedings
iu full. ,
Tho vital force of Mr. Sewall's work as an
educator is iu the introductory chapters and
the introduction to chapters. Thus wo have
not only a careful ly-cditcd summing up of
papers read before tho Congress, hut a succinct
explanatory editorial account of tho activities,
organized or unorganized, which those who
prepared and presented those papers represent.
The work is issued in handsome style, tho
cover embelished with a globe circled by tho
motto, "Not for heraclf. but for humanity,"
in gilt, and is crowded with portraits of emi
nent women participating in the Congresaes:
Mrs. Potter, Mrs. Heurotin, Mrs. Sewall, Helena
Modjeska, Maud Balliugtou Booth, Countess of
Aberdeon, Frances E. Willard, Susan B. An
thony, Lady Henry Somerset, groups of tho
World's Fair officials, Mrs. Henry Ward
Beechor, Isabella Bogelot, of France; Helen
Gardener, llanua Bieber-Boohm, of Germany;
Baroness Thorbcrg-Rappe, of Sweden ; Laura
Ormiston Chant, Madam Jauauschck, Madame
Korany, the Syrian, aifcl hosts of others. Rand
& McNally, Chicago, publishers.
Text of tho Kricison.
The new torpedo boat Eriesson had her pre
liminary trial at New Loudon, Conn., on tho
27th. The boat left the dock early morning,
and had on board Lieut. Usher. U. S. N., Inspector-General,
aud Past Ass't Eug'a Bowers,
Kaemmcrliud, and Potts, besides a crow of
about 15 men.
The course was 25 miles long, and was divided
into eight parts of three milci each, and ono
part of ono mile. Tho Boaul of Engineers
declared the test, which was for the test of the
machinery, satisfactory, althoiisli the data will
not be compiled for scvcrar days.
Tho leiiu Stiiluc.
The work of placing the gigantic Penii statue
on the top of tho tall tower of tho City Hall,
Philadelphia, which was begun several days
ago, will soon bo completed. Tho spectacle of
the hugo pieces of brass henig hoisted to tho
top of the building probably attracted moro
people during the day thau has any campaign
speaker on the stump.
The first fivo pieces wore taken to tho great
iron platform on the marble work, but the main
.portions were left on the ground until the legs
'could be hoisted into position. The statue of
Peun is 37 foot high, and woighs over 00,000
Suw a Stoanu r Go Down.
Tho Captain of tho German bark Rabecca,
which an i rod at Card ill; England, last wool.',
reports fiat when off I'lrscombe, on tho. Biis
tol Channel, ho sighted a large steamer flying
signals of distress. Soon afterward hc went
dotvii, head foioroost. The crow could be wson
running about on her deck, and their eric for
help could Lo heard distinctly. Tho Rebecca
could do nothing to save them, as sho was
running under bare poles before a furious gale.
SONS OF VETERANS.
News from Various Divisions Elec
tion of Officers, etc.
H. V. SPEELMAN.
The New Adjutant-General Elected at Da
venport. H. V. Speolman, Adjutant-Genoral of tho
Sons of Veterans of tho United States, is tho
son of Joseph F. Speolman, Co. E, G5th Ohio,
who served in tho Army of tho Cumberland
under Gen. Georgo H. Thomas.
His affiliation with the Order dates from
March 26, 1886, when ho was mustered in as a
charter member of Capt. H. C. Messenger Camp,
95. Division of Ohio. Ho is still a member of
this Camp, and has served as Sergeant of the
Guard, Quartormastor-Sergoant, First Sergeant,
member of Camp Council, and Captain therein.
He has always been an active, earnest workor
in the imerosts of Camp 95, of tho Ohio Di
vision, awd of the Order-at-Iargo. Ho has at
tended all of tho Ohio Division Encampments
since ho became a member of thoOrdor; served
as Doloirato to tho National Encampments at
St. Joseph, Mo., and Heleun, Mont., and us
Delegato-at-Large to tho Encampments at Cin
cinnati. O., and Davenport, Iowa. At tho latter
place he was chosen as Adjutant-Genoral, which
position ho now occupies at National Head
quarters, Cincinnati, O.
Ho is also a Knight of Pythias, a Red Man,
and a member of the Royal Arcauum. By pro
fesion ho is a journalist. He was educated in
the school of experience. Ho taught school
for a time, then turned to newspaper work;
established, published, and edited tho Coal ton,
O., Times, and tho Wellston, O., Rejmblican, and
has written extensively for ci(ty dailies.
Prior to his installation as Adjutant-Goneral
ho was located at Washington, D. C, whero ho
was engaged in journalistic work, and whore
he also served as Private Secretary to Hon.
H. S. Bundy, Mouther of Congress representing
tho Tenth Ohio District.
Reynolds Camp, 23, of Reading, assisted in
the dedication of tho G.A.R. Hall at that place
tho other day.
The Division Council held a meeting Oct. 17
to audit the books of tho Division Quartermas
ter and relieve Commander Blaisdell from office.
The audit pioved satisfactory, aud the financial
condition was found to ho excellent. Commander-elect
Goulding was vested with au
thority of his office bj ex-Adj't-Gon. Charles
Iv. Darling, who acted under tho orders of Commander-in-Chief
Georgo G. Moade Camp, G7, of Arlington, ob
served its eighth anniversary at Grand Army
Hall tho other evening, aud had as invited
guests Gen. James L. Bates Camp, of East Wey
mouth, and McPlier&ou Post, 73.
Division Commander Charles McColloy, in
Orders 9, gives some good advice to Camp offi
cers. He says: "Before you report a brother
susrended or dropped go and see him, and pos
sibly you may be able lo convert him from tho
error of his ways aud save a man to the divis
St. Paul Camp, 1, has elected and installed
the following officers: Capt., James P. Porter;
Second Lieut., John H. Krch; First Serg't.,
Alonzo T. Spicer.
To make the method of inspection uniform
and enable the Division Inspector to consoli
date his Camp reports, tho following instruc
tions have boon issued by tho Inspector-General:
The Inspector's blanks and instructions
for marking will bo the same as used in the
April and May (189-i) inspections. The Camp3
inspected in April aud May, 1691, will not bo
required to pass an inspection in October and
November, 1891. Any Camp may bo inspected
in October or November by making application
to Division Inspector. This r.llows Camps to
improve their rating. All Camps now iu good
standing, not previously inspected this year,
must be inspected in October or November,
1894. Tho rating given at the Spring inspec
tion will bo considered as the rating for tho
year unless tho Camp requests a new inspec
tion and tho last rating will be taken as tho
standard of the Camp lor consolidation.
Division Commander Pollitt in Orders 9 says:
"Wo arc on tho threshold of tho season of the
year when recruiting 6hould be brisk. There
aro many eligible Sons in this Stato whoso
membership with us is desirable. Brothers
aro urged to louk up these sons of veterans,
explain to them tho objects of our Order, and
try to bring them in. Get up Campfires aud
other entertainments, use tho columns of the
local press to make tho existence of your
Camp known; make an earnest attempt to
sccuro the favor of the Union veterans
and their attendance at the meetings of
tho Camp, and show by your actions that
you honor and rcsprct them for thoir service
iu behalf of the Union. Nov that tho ago
of recruits is again at 18, tho Division should
mako material progress ac once. Now Camps
aro in process of foimition at Asbury Park,
Camden, Perth Amboy, and Bloomfield, and
othor localities aro ripo for us. On Oct. 2 a
circular was issued from these Headquarters to
fcho G.A.R. in thisState, and a copy sent to every
Post. This circular Core the unqualified indorse
ment of Department Commuudcr John Shields,
aud it is hoped that it will help us. Activo
work upon the part of every brother is desired,
and if every one will live up to tho possibilities
in-his reacli, our numbers will soon double."
William Van Fossou has been olected and in
stalled First Lieutenant of Camp 23 to fill a
vacancy. A. E. Forrest has been elcctod and
installed First Lieutenant of Camp 35. vico
Lloyd, promoted. Edward E. Lacour has been
in a Single,
CrTicuitJL WoBits Wo:o)Ens, and il3 cures
of torturing, disfiguring, humiliating hu
mors are simply marvelous.
Bold throughout the world. Trice, CnTicuiU,
60c; OoAr.aje.; llEfioLVKNT, $1. PorrcnDftuo
i.Kr Crtnii. Conr., fcolo Proprietor, IJoston.
JSjT " How to Curo Every gkla Disease." free.
& itJL fell 13 III flit
zrx : m.
elected and installed Flrsfc Lieutenant of .Camp
27, vico.E. M. Van KoteresiRno'd, and Frederick
C. WeTdor has been effected and installed First
Lieutenant of Camp 42, vice Milla, xamovod. :
Hopes of the Veterans of the 10th District.
The veterans of tho'lOth Pennsylvania
District are making a gallant figki to sorjcl
one of their number, tp repreBont'them in
Congress. The Republican nomine is tJol.
Jos. A. Stahle, who made an excellent record
during the war as Lieutenant-Colonel of the
87th Ta., a splendid regiment raised at York,
and which belonged to the Sixth Corps, which
is praise enough forv it. Comrade Stahle is
very popular in his home, York County,
where he follows farming, and is active and
progressive in everything relating to the in
terests of the people. He is regarded as
the best man who has ever been offered to
the people of his district as their Repre
sentative. There is no doubt that his per
sonal strength will poll him a large vote
outside of his party lines, aud it is hoped that
he will receive the solid veteran voto of the
Counties of Adams, Cumberland and York,
which compose tho District. He should
receive the support of every soldier and
friend of the soldiers, for, whatever his op
ponent may say or do, he will be reckoned
among the enemies of the veterans, and add
to their strength. Th" district is strongly
Democratic. Iu 1892 the Democratic candi
date received 7,109 plurality over his Repub
lican competitor, but in 1893 the Democratic
plurality was only 732, and this gives the
comrades hope that they can carry Col.
Stable through A York County comrade
Editok National Tribune: The old
soldiers of the 19th Congressional District
of Pennsylvania now have the opportunity
to elect one of their owni comrades, and
thereby have a friend who will look out for
their interest at Washington.
Col. James A. Stable, of the 87th Pa.,
has been nominated by the Republicans and
indorsed by the better element in the Dem
ocratic party, who are opposed to Pete Strn
binger, the Democratic boss of Adams
County, aud the ring candidate.
Strubinger claims that "the Democrats
had nothing to do with putting down the
rebellion, so to hell with the soldier."
Col. Stahle-'s nomination was a case of
"the office seeking the man," inasmuch as
he did not seek the nomination, but the
people or the old soldiers drafted him into
Col. Stahle is a man of undoubted inieg
rity, of high moral character, of good judg
'meut and business experience; understands
the ast interests of his district, and is in
every way well qualified to fill the position
to which the people intend to elect him.
He is a fanner by profession, a son of toil,
knowing the wants of the agricultural com
munity. He is iu demand as a speaker at
all the furiuer:' institutes in the district,
because he is known as a practical farmer,
and one well posted up to date on all sub
jects pertaining to their interests.
As a veteran of the late war, he was en
gaged in many a battle, when his bravery
aud patriotism were shown.
The old soldiers in the district should
turn out on the 6th of November and by
their votes for Col. Stable defend Pennsyl
vania from the raid of the ex-Confedeiatcs,
who, under the leadership of Wilson of
"West Virginia are advancing on the indus
tries, the farmers, the homes, of the grand
The old patriot should be sent toCongres0,
where he can continue the defense of Penn
sylvania against the attacks of those same
fellows who now, since--they are in power,
want to enforce thtf same old ante-bellum
"free trade aud StaCe rhjhts" doctrine that
caused the war.
The old soldiers should not allow them
selves to be fooled by the tricks of their old
enemies, who are-assisting in the canvass
of "Boss" Strubiner. Vuteean.
KNIGHTS OF! PROTECTION.
A Non-Secret, National, Patriotic, and Bene
Thcro was regularly incorporated in Balti
more last week a new organization, which it
is csppcted will quickly extend over the whole
country. It is culled "The American Knights
of Protection," and its purposes are patriotic,
fraternal, aud beneficial, aud its aims wiil he
to improve tho me rubers iu their social, civil,
and political relations, aud also to provide prac
tical financial benefits to the families of de
ceased aud disabled member?.
"The declaration of principles, which will he
non-secret aud non-sectarian," says ono of the
incorporators, " will comprise the broadest
principles of Americanism, aud will also in
clude adhesion to tho principle of American
protection through tnriff legislation, restriction
of foreigu iinuiiiiration, Euppoit of the public
schools, suppression of anarchy, and the build
ing up of our industrial and commercial in
terests by adhering to a strictly American
policy. It will be conducted under a system
of nssomblios, upon tho lodgo system, with
representative foi in of government, aud there
will ho an annual congress of representatives
from thosoveial States. There will lie in con
junction with tho boneficiul feature a reserve
fund, which is intended to accumulate iu such
manner as to guarantee tho members against
an increasing number of assessments iu after
years, its has bcon tho experience of all the
older Orders which have not provided fiom tho
beginning for this reserve, to caro for advanc
ing ago of the Ordor and its members. The
Order will organize a uniformed rank, such as
tho Knights of Pythias now has, and will seek
in every legitimate way to extend its beneficial
Tho trustees named aro: Gen. Cyrus Bussey,
J. Fiauk Supplec, Charles L. Wilson, Leon
Seliger, William T. Henderson, Dr. William II.
Criru, Wilson II. Mules, Lemuel II. Dealham,
Thomas J. Wilson, and William Little, tho two
latter and Gen. Bussey being of Washington,
It is announced that Gen. Bussey will bo
President; Capt. J. F. Snpplee, Vice-President;
Charles L. Wilson, National Secretary,
uud Leon Soligor, National Troasuror of the
Order. An organization will be completed iu
a fow days.
A Petrified Ulan.
E. W. Knotts, living at Neosho, Mo., while
cleaning out a sulphur spring, found a petrified
man, with every part of tho body perfect ex
cept tho stomach. Tho body is over six feet
long, aud is supposed to have been buried dur
iug tho war.
Three Feet, of the Most Beantiful Flower Pictures
The prettiest anil nioafc appropriate orunmeufc for a bed-room, ait ting-room or parlor
yet devised.' Sent to any address iu the United Slates ou receipt of 10 CIMUtS.
Every girl and' woman wants one.
Address THE NATIONAL TRIBUNE.- Washington, D. C.
WORK Otf THE PENSION OFFICE.
Certificates Issued During tho Wo ok Ending Oct. 20, 1801.
i I Act June 27' rTo.lRfl is-""'3
1R10 with Acl Juno
-- c 27. 1390.
CiAsana. i c o - n 5 ; -ri a
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Armv Invalid 135 188 148 73 55 12 Cll '
Army Invalid, act June 27, 1390. 60J 01 fG 10 '43G 6C 20 3 310 395 U0
Army Widow, etc. 52 3 8 1 01
Army Widow, etc., act Juno 27. Ib'JO. 175 2 1 2 10 8 3 C 180 11
Navy Invalid 0 3 3 1 1 1 8
Navy Invalid, act June 27,1550 37 2 3'J 3 16 40 17
Navy -Widow, etc.- .'. 1 i .?.... 1
Navy Widow, act June 27. 1W0 C 0 6
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Old War In valid
Old War Widow 1 1
Indian Wars Survivor 4 4
Indian Wars Widow 5 5
Mexican War Survivor fi 47 3 2 57
Mexican War Widow , 5 1 G
Act June 27, 1S90, with other claim. 100 11G 203 10 431
Total 850 422 307 85 110 2S 1SC3 77 23 3 331 027 408
According to tho estimates preparer! at tho
Intorior Dopartmont, $165,805,278.83 will bo
ncocssary tocarry on the work of that Depart
ment, including payments forponalons, daring
the next fiscal year. The appropriation for this'
fiscal year was $1G9,55D,950.Q3, and thp sgving
fpr the next year is oslimatod at $13,754,671.20.
Tho decrease in tho estimates for pensions for
159G is $10,000,000.
Tho decrease in pensions, it is said, is a do
creaso from tho appropriation for tho current
year. That appropriation was made before tho
closo of tho last fiscal year, and was for
$10,000,000 moro than tho ainount actually cx
peiidcd last yoar. Tho estimate for 1896 is no
decrease from the amount actually expended
last year, but is based upon tho idea that the
expenditures will bo stationary for tho vcars
1S94, 1895 and 1S96. An increase of 20 ad
ditional clerks in tho Land Offico is asked, for
which $27,750 will bo needed.
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C The address of John Drlbblchlss; served iu
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f2A Irvi fcM iV4 i&Bi R f
You Need This Watch!
(Ladies' or Gent's Size.)
We have for sale a Beautiful Calendar Watch,
which notonlv tells the time 1 ko orrtfriarv ttrst-claw wntches.
but ALSO Tl2LIS the DAY OF THE WEEK. THE DATIC
OP THE MONTH, THE MONTH, AND CHANGES OS
THE MOON, as jou ?eo by the accompanying corrett lltse
ness of the uatch. which shows the exact s're. This watch la
nn cxoulwltc rreni, with fancy porcelain dial, to which no
description can do Justice. You mint jee It to judse fairly.
It is an elegant and reliable timepiece In every way S Jeweled
stem-wlndert.and Is furnished by a Nassau btrecttlrm, whoso
factory Is In Switzerland. Each watch U Ruaranteed by them.
The watch will not only be Invaluable to you, but It will
ELEGANT CHRISTMAS GIFT.
"Wc ofTer It for sale at the remarkably low price of $7.43.
You need send no money In advance unless you prefer. Tho
uatch will be sent C. O. It. by express. You can examine It,
and if satisfactory, pay the $7.-n to the Kxnrp Co. The regu
lar price Is $12.00. Choaper i- u. ? than ti A"o ofTered, of
course, but this lathe Only Cai-knoak, Watok. It will not
only be found In every way a reliable tlmepioco for daily use, but In appearance It commends Itself to th
most refined and genteel taste, and It would bo re;rarJcd anywhere as a costly ornament. Tufa lot of Calendar
WatchOT has been secured by us for disposal through ou. other dealinjs with the firm that manufactures them,
and thiflsalc Is an extraordinary one. Do no' fall loonier at once. State whether ladles or Rents .size Is daitred.
Address WATCH lEIArtTJI3:NT, Home HittI IZcartlm Co.. 21 Park Row, XenrTork.
Opinions rendered as to the novelty
nd patentability of inventions and validity
of patents. Rejected .pplications prcse-
outed. All business relating to patonts
promptly attended to.
A Premium Offer tlat Breaks the Record.
READ CAREFULLY OUR OFFER BELOW.
Every Word of the Statement is Absolutely True,
Though Hard to Believe,
Think of It I fl Stem-mind and Stem
keeper that Will
In the neighborhood a single day lo ger. Indeed, It will not take a day for anyone to get up tuls small club of
only four subscribers at $1.00 each for the best family newspaper in the United States.
Try it, and see for yourself how easy it Is. Remember that this offer I3 only open for 30 days, so do not lose
time in getting up your club.
If an3-one Is unwilling to spare even the little time required to get up ths club, we will send the watch and
chain with Tjie 2t atiokai. Tbiboki: for one year to any one address for J2.50.
that we do not care to dispose of the watch with single subscribers, but on? object in this unparalleled offer!
to give the watch free to our frlen is who will raise the clubs of four, because we want True Mational TiBCif
to go for the coming year Into every patriotic home In the country. TO accomplish this we ate willing to male
the sacrifice which this offer e.italls.
DO NOT LOSE TIME,
but attend to this matter the very next day after yon receive this offer.
Address TIDE! jSATIOS'AXi TJRIBU3TE, Washington, I. O.
AT A BASGAI2-L
The Famous Columbian
The Teapot, Showing Style and Decora
tion of the Entire Set.
We have secured for the benefit of oursnbscrlbers
the goods made for the Exhibit of the K ISTOBICAI.
POKC'i:ii.VIX' CJ. at tho World's Fair.
Owing to the unreasonable commissions demanded
by the Managers of thi World's Fair and lack of
adequate space, the Company decided not to sell any
part of Its exhibit, as had been Intended, and on thl3
account visitors were unabls.' to secure specimens of
this Memorial China, for which the e was an enor
mous demand for heirlooms and mcmentoci of tho
We hao secuml this exhibit at a greatly-reduced
price from the cost of its manufacture, and only sub
scribers to I'm: Xatiokal Tiuhune will have the
opportunity to get It.
The set is mafle of White China, decorated with the
famous historical picture of Christopher Columbus,
painted shortly after his death from Ivory miniatures
In possession of his family and under the personal
supervision of his daughter, by Sir Antlono Moro, the
leadln ' portrait painter of his tinif.
The cd,;e and mountings of the china nre decorated
in yellow and red, the National coloti of tjpaln, while
upon the bottom of e' oh piece is burned the Inscrip
tion: "From the World's Columbian Exposition,
The Set consists of a Sugar Bowl and Cover Teapot
and Cover Cream Pitcher and rilop Bowl.
We will send a set of th's Memorial China by either
freight or express, carefully packed In a box, the re
ceiver to pay charges, upon receipt of 5 1.75, or with
the paper one year, for. 32.50
We are ulso prepared to fill a very feworders for one
dozen plates, one dozen teacups nnd saucers to match
the Tea Set described above. We will tend the Tea
Set and one dozen plates, one dazen teacups and
saucers upon receipt of. 7
A.ny one wishing the entire set should order at once,
as the supply of plates, teacups and saucers Is limited,
nnd no more will bo made.
THE NATION AI. TltlHUNE, Washington, D. C,
Tho biggest bar
gain of the season.
A boy's snitof Union
Cheviot with extra
pair of pants and
polo cap. Single or
double breasted, in
blue or black, well
made nnd excellent
ly finished. Sizes 4
to 14 years. Canuot
be duplicated for the
money. Sent, post
paid, to airy address
in the United States
for the extremely
low price of $2.50.
No. 292 is a Grand Army butlg
made of rolled gold jf'atc. At far
top are the double eagles in rolled
gold. Eelow them two rolled
gold cannon lying upon a pile of
cnmncletlcauiiau -balls. Directly
bo'.OT? this is the T'nltcd St rtt
tins innijsof rl fuJ bltieeuamel
and iol.eJotd. AttaihtHi.t.j the
Ha. is the star (joatulahu the
varloiismilitary cmblom? ro well
known to our readers that we
will not cntlejvor tc describe
thotn. Ti.f whole cli&i mis about
tvo Inchei in Iwigth. Trite,
mailed.. .......,....... SI 73
With ThtS National Tribune
for oue year 3"- 5S
jiviv. 7f v j i' ;ii y w
rco for a club or seven sud-scribcrs.
THE NATIONAL TKIIJUNE, Wits!tIiist0ii,I.C.
GEORGE E. LEMON,
Lemon Building, Washington, D, C.
flTTORMEY JIT JjflW AND S0LIGIT0R OP
RJVIERlGHfl flfJD fOREIGR PATENTS,
Eitabllshed 1885. Send for 67-Paj Pamphlii.
- Set (Qateh Guaranteed a Perfeet Time-'
Jlot Gost a Gent.
"We have secured for our friends one of the mrat serviceable watch3 evsr
made, which la a stem-winder and stem-setter haviiur all the modern appli
ances known to the watchmaker's art- The case Is Molid cllt or nlcftclw
according to choice. The cut shows the correct size and sfcape. Itemembf
this is no toy nor sun dial, but an ordinary modern watch which will last for
years, and one which any person may be proud to carry in his vst pocket
It i. guaranteed by the manufacturer, and if not found exactly as represented
thla guarantee fa ssuuied by as. A watch like this a gent ration aowould
have cwt J20.G0, even If Ir. could have been produced, but the Cict Is It contains
appliances unknown at that time.
In ad.tition to the watcli we end In every Instance a neat and servlceabla
chain, so thai the outfit will be ready to put on and wear as soon as received.
TO GET IT.
"We do not sell this watch without the paper, and no one can secure one of
these splendid timepieces by .tself.
We will send this watch for a period of 30 day3 by mall to any person who
will send us a
CLUB OF ONLY FOUR YEARLY SUSSCRI3ERS
to The National Thibuite.
Understand that you pay notnln? for the watch, but send us four name
and addresses of subscribers to Th e Nation'ai. Tribune with one dollar for
each subscriber, who will receive the paper for one year, postpaid, and re yjiil
send voj the above-described watch and chain, postpaid, to your address ab
solutely free of charge.
2o one. therefore, need be without a watch eoual for keenluir time to any
THE 8.A.B. WITOH REDUCED
This Watch is Made Expressly
for Our Subscribers.
Offer "o. 502.
So many have called for them that at last we Jxav8
decided to sell this elegant watch at a lower price thaa
It ha3 ever before been offered. The works are either
WALTH Ail or KLG IN", as the purchaser may choosft.
The works are made from the finest selected material;
they contain seven valuable jewels, tempered steel
springs, compensating expansion balance, patent safety
pinion, stem-winding, nnd pendant-setting apparatus,
full plate, a dust band that excludes every partlcwof
dust, quick train, Jewel balance, porcelain dial, and all
tho latest and greatest improvements. The case a
iyiIa nf nivi .ivpr n. cnmnositlon iustas handsome
and durable as coin sllve-. The case Is dust proof, aa
.i n..- 1..1 AnAi ttrtouicA tIia wetrh winn3 oV
turning the crown (or stem), and sets by puiiln&J(;
...Till ,. lll. l.n mima , nt- fntn tM1!4 PTVt n.-
setting, a wonderful feature that makes this pfatch
unique. On the back of this case is the ' G.A.K.yfeadg5,
thf rnhlem of riorious servicp. inlaid In go'It W
nirr this tn our subscribers, nostnald. for tT-ifa -wiik
Tile National Tbibcne for ono year for J.&
A Frss Gift io any Subscriber Who
Wil! Raise a Giub of 2.
This splendid Souvenir
Spoon is made specially for
us by tho Oneida Com
munity at their factory at
Niagara Fall. It Is onljr
for our subscribers. Sou
venir Spoous are the fashion
now, nnd wo want our sub
scribers to be up with the
These spoons aro not for
Bale, and cannot be sold to
The National Teibum
GIVES THEM AWAY.
They will bo sent to but
THE UNITED STATES, "
nllc7arcs prepaid, asafreo
Kift upou only two condi
tions. Those conditions are, ftist,
that you send in two new
subMiribers for one year iii
Si each; nod, second, tbat
you ask for the upoouat tho
time of sendiug in tha
These spoons nre of tho
best Kara silver. pate, upoa
a b.ine of tUewell-kuown
Anierican Sterlings, ornlckol
Of courso they look jti94
-like solid slU-erj xnd for
many yenx-, cvon if put to
diiily trc. are just the same
jit - 3 o!ll silver.
jlii iui:tt cvuii mu riuiic?b v
our people have long slnco
quit tha everyday utf of tha
old-fashioned solid silver
ir. to subwrlbors only, a frao gift
prepaid, as premium for a club of only
THE NATIONAX. TMTJUNE:
Wahliinstou, U. Q,r
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